The CAF invitation is by nomination and application only. A CAF member may nominate prospective members but invitations must come from the CAF leadership.
The CAF is only open to chief architects with no sales agenda. While architects from vendor organizations may be invited, only those who have no sales or marketing basis in technology will be admitted.
Vendors may be invited to speak, train or participate in some CAF activities, but will not be admitted as vendors. This includes consultants and other individuals with potential conflicts of interest.
We continue to envision our activities as a newly forming collaborative membership.
In addition to individual contributions from other chief architects, Iasa Global will also provide guest speakers such as Grady Booch, Jason Bloomberg, Nick Rozanski and many others from within technology circles and business leadership.
We’ll discuss topics such as professional ethics, business models, innovation, strategic thinking, outsourcing, and much more.
Services under consideration include:
✓ Summits on topics selected via survey by CAF members.
✓ Working sessions with CAF members on critical topics in members strategy.
✓ Technology and Business Strategy seminars and workshops.
✓ CAF-only resources and materials.
✓ CAF branded merchandise and gifts.
✓ Vendor and speaker selection on specific topics for CAF members.
✓ Special invitations for speaking engagements.
✓ Individual and group mentoring by senior CAF members.
✓ In-person CAF Summits .